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Backcountry Adventure

Unplug in the Wild.

Backcountry Adventure

Connect with the wilds of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.  Ironwood Michigan adventure is rugged and peaceful for those who seek an authentic experience! Recharge your soul in the Western Upper Peninsula with many backcountry camping locations!

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Porcupine Mountains State Park

Pristine woods and outstanding recreational opportunities.

Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park is 15 miles west of Ontonagon in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. The park’s 60,000 acres are one of the few remaining large wilderness areas in the Midwest. Towering virgin timber, secluded lakes, and miles of wild rivers and streams make a visit to the “Porkies” a trip to remember. (more…)

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Sylvania Wilderness

The Sylvania Wilderness and Sylvania Recreation Area, is located near Watersmeet, Michigan and is part of the National Wilderness Preservation System. Combined with the adjacent Recreation Area, this 18,327 acre wilderness offers an outstanding experience for those who want to camp, fish, hike, canoe, ski, or enjoy the solitude of a wilderness experience. Few Wilderness compare to Sylvania. Here you will find 34 named lakes – some with sandy beaches, others surrounded by record-sized red and white pines. This large natural area with its old growth forest and pristine lakes provides habitat for a wide range of living things.  Find out more -> (more…)

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Sylvania Wilderness Outfitters

Sylvania Outfitters’ expertise is supplying you with provisions and supplies for all of your outdoor camping, canoeing, cross-country skiing and trekking adventures. We also carry fishing licenses, lures and maps, as well as freeze-dried foods. Your customized outfitting will ensure that your outdoor adventure experience goes off without a hitch, allowing you to enjoy the beautiful Sylvania Wilderness.

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Black River Harbor Recreation Area

Known for its spectacular waterfalls, idyllic beaches, scenic hiking trails and tranquil campground, the Black River Harbor Recreation Area is a popular destination throughout the year. Originating in Wisconsin, the Black River flows through forested areas of large pine, hemlock and hardwood trees. The River has a series of scenic waterfalls as it drops in elevation to meet Lake Superior. Tannin (tanic acids)from hemlock trees is what gives it its unique color. (more…)

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